President Trump speaking at White House on March 23 about the US$1.3 trillion spending bill. The The Trump administration now plans to attempt cuts in the bill. Photo: AP

Donald Trump hopes to back off from US$1.3 trillion spending deal with cuts to domestic programmes to offset deficit

The White House doesn’t want to touch funding for the military, border security and combating the opioid crisis, an insider said; but the move could alienate legislators on both sides of the aisle

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President Trump speaking at White House on March 23 about the US$1.3 trillion spending bill. The The Trump administration now plans to attempt cuts in the bill. Photo: AP
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